The Porsche 911 GT3 is an indomitable opponent. It’s characterized by a light chassis and huge amounts of horsepower.
It is also righteously filled with the sum total engineering knowledge that Porsche has accumulated throughout the 911’s decades of history. However, in that DNA, throughout all of those evolutionary jumps, beats the heart of a monster.
Now it’s finally here: the new Porsche 911 GT3 RS.
Introduced at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, the new car is lighter (3,130 lbs) than the standard GT3, and has a much more race-oriented approach in how it drives. It has 500 horsepower from a 4.0-liter naturally aspirated flat-six, hits 62 mph in just 3.3 seconds, and 120 mph in just 10.9 seconds. Not to mention it can lap the Nurburgring in just 7 minutes and 20 seconds.
The entirety of the car has been tuned to deliver as close to a race experience as you can get without actually buying a GT3 Cup car. Though, the simplistic interior didn’t need much of a rework. A new rev counter, upholstery and steering wheel give the 911 GT3 RS a more modern look. Overall, still a nice place to be at 150 mph.
In the UK, this car will set you back some £131,296. While in Germany, you’ll be dishing out €181,690. Either way, it’s definitely a worthy contender over the likes of the Ferrari 458 Speciale and McLaren 650S.